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  potato moth
Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller)
Common Name
  potato moth
  tobacco leafminer {QL}
   
 
Not verified Present
Exotic
Phylum: ARTHROPODA
Class: HEXAPODA
Order: Lepidoptera
Image © Swedish Museum of Natural History Family: Gelechiidae
Notes: First recorded in Tasmania in 1854 and since spread through much of Australia. Also on Norfolk Island.
   
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